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Active Courts

The active courts chart lists courts that have been assigned an e-filing go-live date. After that date the court will accept e-filings on a permissive basis. This table is updated regularly; please check back often.

The active courts chart includes information related to each court's status regarding e-filing and acceptance of American Express. For detailed information on these items, review the chart legend

The following case types are included in the civil category: arbitration, chancery, eminent domain, law, law magistrate, miscellaneous remedy, municipal corporation, small claims, tax, adoption, dissolution, family, mental health, and probate.

* Court Integration Report

Court Status AMEX re:SearchIL
1st Appellate District* Mandatory no amex Live
2nd Appellate District* Mandatory no amex  
3rd Appellate District* Mandatory no amex Live
4th Appellate District* Mandatory no amex  
5th Appellate District* Mandatory no amex  
Adams Mandatory no amex  
Alexander Mandatory no amex  
Bond Mandatory no amex  
Boone Mandatory no amex  
Brown Mandatory no amex  
Bureau Mandatory no amex Live
Calhoun Mandatory no amex  
Carroll Mandatory no amex  
Cass Mandatory no amex  
Champaign Mandatory no amex Live
Christian Mandatory no amex Live
Clark Mandatory no amex  
Clay Mandatory no amex  
Clinton Mandatory no amex Live
Coles Mandatory no amex  
Cook - County Division Permissive
Cook Supreme Court
eFiling Order
amex  
Cook - Other Divisions of Law Cook Supreme Court
eFiling Order
amex  
Crawford Mandatory no amex  
Cumberland Mandatory no amex  
DeKalb DeKalb Supreme Court eFiling Order no amex  
DeWitt Mandatory no amex  
Douglas Mandatory no amex  
DuPage DuPage Supreme Court eFiling Order no amex  
Edgar Mandatory no amex  
Edwards Mandatory no amex  
Effingham Mandatory no amex  
Fayette Mandatory no amex  
Ford Mandatory no amex  
Franklin Mandatory no amex  
Fulton Mandatory no amex  
Gallatin Mandatory no amex  
Greene Mandatory no amex  
Grundy Mandatory no amex  
Hamilton Mandatory no amex  
Hancock Mandatory no amex  
Hardin Mandatory no amex  
Henderson Mandatory no amex  
Henry Mandatory no amex  
Iroquois Mandatory no amex  
Jackson Mandatory no amex  
Jasper Mandatory no amex  
Jefferson Mandatory no amex  
Jersey Mandatory no amex  
Jo Daviess Mandatory no amex  
Johnson Mandatory no amex  
Kane Mandatory amex  
Kankakee Mandatory no amex  
Kendall Permissive no amex  
Knox Mandatory no amex  
Lake Mandatory amex  
LaSalle Mandatory no amex  
Lawrence Mandatory no amex  
Lee Mandatory no amex  
Livingston Mandatory no amex  
Logan Mandatory no amex Live
Macon Mandatory no amex Live
Macoupin Mandatory no amex  
Madison Permissive no amex  
Marion Mandatory no amex  
Marshall Mandatory no amex Live
Mason Mandatory no amex  
Massac Mandatory no amex  
McDonough Mandatory no amex  
McHenry McHenry Supreme Court eFiling Order no amex  
McLean Mandatory no amex Live
Menard Mandatory no amex  
Mercer Mandatory no amex Live
Monroe Mandatory no amex  
Montgomery Mandatory no amex Live
Morgan Mandatory no amex  
Moultrie Mandatory no amex  
Ogle Mandatory no amex  
Peoria Mandatory no amex Live
Perry Mandatory no amex  
Piatt Mandatory no amex  
Pike Mandatory no amex  
Pope Mandatory no amex  
Pulaski Mandatory no amex  
Putnam Mandatory no amex  
Randolph Mandatory no amex Live
Richland Mandatory no amex  
Rock Island Mandatory no amex Live
St. Clair Mandatory    
Sangamon Mandatory no amex  
Saline Mandatory no amex  
Schuyler Mandatory no amex  
Scott Mandatory no amex  
Shelby Mandatory no amex  
Stark Mandatory no amex  
Stephenson Mandatory no amex  
Supreme Court * Mandatory no amex  
Tazewell Mandatory no amex Live
Union Mandatory no amex  
Vermilion Mandatory no amex Live
Wabash Mandatory no amex  
Warren Mandatory no amex  
Washington Mandatory no amex  
Wayne Mandatory no amex Live
White Mandatory no amex  
Whiteside Mandatory no amex  
Will Mandatory no amex  
Williamson Mandatory no amex Live
Winnebago Winnebago Supreme Court eFiling Order no amex  
Woodford Mandatory no amex Live

Legend

  • Permissive means that the court currently accepts e-filing as well as paper documents.
  • Mandatory means that e-filing is mandatory for the court.
  • If there is no status information this means that the court is not yet using Odyssey eFileIL.
  • E-filing payment accounts may be created using Mastercard, Discover, Visa, American Express or eChecks. However, some courts do not accept American Express.
  • We use the following icons to indicate whether a court accepts American Express as a payment method or not.
    Accepts     American Express Does not accept American Express